He hasn't lit the world on fire in testing, but I imagine the combined weight rule will help Redding this year. I imagine him being on the podium more than off of it, and winning a few races. But hard to bet against Espargaro this year. I hope he wins it and gets a decent MotoGP ride in 2014.
"Remember that an enduro tests the endurance of three things: your machine, your body, and your wits. Only one has to fail to keep you from reaching the finish line." Cycle World March 1966